AUGUST 19, 2012

Compassionate KP

Philip Brown: It's high time I attempted to bring Shot Selection right up to date. Some of the photographs that I've featured recently are over 15 years old so I thought I'd choose a shot from the last couple of weeks
© Philip Brown
JULY 25, 2012

Murali's 709th

Philip Brown: In 2007, I headed to Sri Lanka for the England's three-Test series. It has always been a favourite place of mine to photograph and watch cricket
JULY 06, 2012

Beach boy

Philip Brown: Luck sometimes plays a huge part in photography. You can have lots of skill, knowledge and experience but sometimes you need elements that you cannot control to come together
JUNE 27, 2012

The astonished MCC members

Philip Brown: There was a lot of excitement before Australia visited England in 2005. England hadn't won the Ashes since 1986-87, but I for one thought that this time they had a very good chance of reclaiming the famous urn
JUNE 07, 2012

Unconventional backdrop, stand-out photo

Philip Brown: In the 1990s I worked a lot for the Daily Telegraph newspaper and during the summer covered quite a lot of county cricket
MAY 29, 2012


Philip Brown: I was really fortunate to be asked to go to the 2011 World Cup in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. I was away from home for almost seven weeks
MAY 16, 2012

A stumping to remember at Lord's

Philip Brown: The photographs of India wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik diving and stumping England's Michael Vaughan were taken on September 5, 2004, at Lord's during a one-day series
MAY 09, 2012

An action shot in the English countryside

Hamish Blair: The photo I've chosen for this post is a shot of Adam Gilchrist from the opening match of Australia's 2005 Ashes tour of England against the Professional Cricketers Association Masters XI
MAY 01, 2012

Shooting the PM

Philip Brown: How often do you see a national leader sitting in a Test match dressing room?
APRIL 22, 2012

Capturing Clarke

Hamish Blair: This photo I've chosen to share is a bit different from the action in and around the matches of most of my other posts
MARCH 03, 2012

A remote camera captures a McGrath milestone

Hamish Blair: The photograph chosen for this piece is from the famous 2005 Ashes series in England
JANUARY 28, 2012

Warner's leap of joy

Hamish Blair: I thought given Australia's recent success and my last photo was of Australia losing, that today's photo should be of an Aussie looking happy
JANUARY 17, 2012

Ashes emotion: jubilant England, dejected Australia

Hamish Blair: For my first blog in a long time, I've picked a photo from the end of the 2010-11 Ashes
FEBRUARY 14, 2010

Focusing on training sessions

Hamish Blair: Today's picture is of Harbhajan Singh from the 2003 World Cup in South Africa, during an Indian training session at Centurion
JANUARY 29, 2010

A moment of clarity

Hamish Blair: Justin Langer looks natural, just relaxing, rather than posing for a photo
DECEMBER 16, 2009

The David Shepherd hop

Hamish Blair: This photo just involved a matter of being aware when the moment came and focussing on Shepherd and taking the photo
NOVEMBER 24, 2009

Pietersen feels the pain

Hamish Blair: Today's photo was taken during the first ODI of the 2006-07 Australian summer between Australia and England. The position I was in helps for this photo
NOVEMBER 15, 2009

Tendulkar turns it around

Hamish Blair: Given that Sachin Tendulkar is celebrating 20 years in the game, I have selected a photo of him
NOVEMBER 08, 2009

Bravo's blinder

Hamish Blair: This photo is a good example of the most common way to photograph cricket action, sitting quite straight of the wicket, slightly to the left
NOVEMBER 02, 2009

Adam's eyes

Hamish Blair: I love the emotion on Adam Gilchrist's face in this photo. It adds to the picture that he is still wearing his sweaty whites, his baggy green and his inner gloves